American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville by Bernard-henri Levy
Reviewed by Henri Astier
Times Literary Supplement
"Bernard-Henri Levy is the model of a modern French intellectual. He made his name in the 1970s by showing a nation of philosophers how trendy and relevant philosophy could be. His boldness (he almost single-handedly broke the stranglehold of Marxism on French thought), talent for self-promotion, and zest for globetrotting made him famous around the world. These qualities are in evidence in his latest political travelogue, American Vertigo...." Read the entire Times Literary Supplement review.